Badgers earn Academic All-Big Ten honors


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April 1, 2010

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MADISON, Wis. -- A total of 23 student-athletes from the University of Wisconsin have earned Academic All-Big Ten honors for the winter season, the league announced Wednesday.

Six members each from the Badgers’ men’s and women’s basketball teams, as well as nine members of the swimming and diving programs and a pair of wrestlers picked up the academic honor.

Wisconsin’s six Academic All-Big Ten honorees in men’s basketball matched Purdue for the highest total in the league.

A total of 536 student-athletes were named to the Academic All-Conference Team, including five who boasted perfect 4.0 grade-point averages.

To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selection, student-athletes must be letterwinners who are in at least their second academic year at their institution and carry a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.


Men's Basketball

Jared Berggren, So., Consumer Science, Princeton, Minn.
Tim Jarmusz, Jr., Consumer Science, Oshkosh
Jon Leuer, Jr., History, Orono, Minn.
Ian Markolf, So., Consumer Science, San Antonio, Texas
Keaton Nankivil, Jr., Kinesiology, Madison
Brett Valentyn, Sr., Business: Finance & Real Estate, Verona

Women's Basketball
Teah Gant, Sr., Industrial Engineering, Oswego, Ill.
Alyssa Karel, Jr., Nursing, St. Paul, Minn.
Emily Neal, Jr., Kinesiology, Minneapolis, Minn.
Tara Steinbauer, Jr., Business: Marketing, Bloomington, Minn.
Alana Trotter, Jr., Biology/African-American Studies, Racine
Lin Zastrow, Jr., Elementary Education, Jefferson

Men's Swimming & Diving
Tim Feyereisen, Jr., Engineering Mechanics, Hudson

Women's Swimming & Diving
Danielle Beckwith, So., Elementary Education, Middleton
Lauren Borja, Jr., Chemistry, Hartford
Libby Brooks, Sr., Biology/Art History, Oregon City, Ore.
Anna Chang, Sr., Biology/Communication Arts, West Lafayette, Ind.
Kelsey Gergen, Jr., Art, Hastings, Minn.
Maggie Meyer, Jr., Religious Studies/English, North Oaks, Minn.
Rosie Morahan, Sr., Art History, London, England
Monika Stitski, So., Family, Consumer & Community Education, Mississauga, Ontario

Wrestling
Drew Hammen, Sr., Business: Risk Management & Insurance BBA, Random Lake
Tom Kelliher, So., Undeclared, Burnsville, Minn.

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